Setting up a simple DNS server

Right after I’ve configured the FTP server, I wanted to be able to “name” my server and so I’ve installed a lightweight DNS server. (context: previous article) “dnsmasq is a lightweight DNS, TFTP, PXE, router advertisement and DHCP server. It is intended to provide coupled DNS and DHCP service to a LAN.” I’ve chosen this over the bind 9 dns server because it … Read more

Installing and configuring an anonymous VSFTPD server

After spending a good part of my weekend fiddling with VSFTPD, I’m very happy that I managed to get it to work properly. My goal was to create a simple, anonymous and private FTP server for my home network. It should facilitate sharing files between my machines. Configuring the Server If you’d like to try out my configuration all you … Read more